Most of the nation's chicken meat is grown by contract farmers who get ranked against each other when it's time to get paid. Critics say someone always ends up losing — and, too often, deep in debt.
The competition is fierce: the defending South Korean champion, a 15-year-old Russian phenom who has thrilled the figure skating world, and three Americans heading into Thursday in the top 10.
Only one third of teenage girls have gotten the recommended three shots of HPV vaccine to protect against cervical cancer. Doctors are trying to figure out what will get them in the door.
Talks in Vienna about Iran's nuclear program kick off what could be a year of negotiations. Negotiators are seeking a deal to follow the temporary agreement now limiting Iran's nuclear program.
President Obama is meeting with heads of state from Canada and Mexico. These North American neighbors are often called the "three amigos." They are expected to talk about trade and border security.
It's a busy day in Sochi: At the rink, the Russian men's hockey team was knocked out and the U.S. men's team faces the Czech Republic, while at the track, the U.S. women hope to medal in bobsledding.
With his gold medal win Wednesday in the Giant Slalom, American skier Ted Ligety cements his place as the world's greatest in the sport. Tamara Keith reports from Sochi with details on Ligety's run.
Clashes between police and anti-government protesters continue. On Tuesday, at least 25 people were killed and more than 240 were injured.
The African country faces some of the toughest health problems in the world, including high rates of HIV and infant mortality. But many residents who can't afford public health care turn to unauthorized private clinics. Now the government says clinics that don't measure up will be shut down.
Eric Garcetti says he wants to reinvent Los Angeles and promote its diversity, food and innovators — but first, he says, he's going to focus on a less-glamorous agenda: infrastructure.